Benefits of the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas

       

Benefits of the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas

The IUCN Green List of Protected Areas will reward innovation, excellence and endeavour, while measuring progress towards effective and equitable management of protected areas.

Benefits for protected area managers and agencies include:

  • international recognition,
  • increased political and financial support,
  • motivation to meet and maintain high management standards,
  • acknowledgement of benefit sharing for local communities,
  • recognition from the tourism industry and visitors of a quality experience, and more.